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Group of Five Titles on the Architecture of the American South
Location varies, 1923-1941. Size and condition varies. Included with this lot is a photograph of Frances Benjamin Johnston, shot by her assistant and driver Huntley Ruff, and presumably titled and signed by her below image.
1. Forman, Henry Chandlee. Early Manor and Plantation Houses of Maryland. Maryland and Pennsylvania, 1934. First and only edition.
2. Johnston, Frances Benjamin. The Early Architecture of North Carolina. Chapel Hill, (North Carolina), 1941. First edition. In original slipcase.
3. Mellor Meigs & Howe. A Monograph of the Work of Mellor Meigs & Howe. New York, 1923. Lacking dust-jacket.
4. Mellor Meigs & Howe. An American Country House. New York, 1925. Signed by the firm "Mellor Meigs & House/1925" on front free endpaper. Lacking dust-jacket.
5. Stoney, Samuel Gaillard. Plantations of the Carolina Low Country. Charleston, South Carolina, 1938. First edition. In original dust-jacket and slipcase.Frances Benjamin Johnston (1865-1952), was an early American photographer and photojournalist, known for her work on the architecture of the American South, as well as her portaits of African Americans and Native Americans at the turn of the century.
From the collection of a Philadelphia Lady.

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[Architecture], Group of Five Titles on the

Estimate $500 - $800Jan 30, 2020
Starting Price $250
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Ships fromPhiladelphia, PA, US
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Auction Curated By:
Darren Winston
Head of Department Books, Maps & Manuscripts Photographs & Photobooks